Monique Limón

Monique Limón (born October 30, 1979) is an American politician serving as a member of the California State Assembly. She is a Democrat representing the 37th Assembly District, encompassing over half of Santa Barbara County, as well as nearly a quarter of Ventura County.

Monique Limón
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 37th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2016
Preceded byDas Williams
Personal details
Born (1979-10-30) October 30, 1979 (age 41)
Santa Barbara, California
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Michael Medel
ResidenceSanta Barbara, California
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
ProfessionUniversity administrator
Websitewww.asmdc.org/limon

Early life and educationEdit

Limón was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Arts from Columbia University.[1][2]

CareerEdit

She served six years on the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education. Additionally, she served in the capacity of Assistant Director for the McNair Scholars Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara prior to serving in the Assembly.[3]

She is a former Commissioner on the Santa Barbara County Commission for Women.

Limon is the 2020 Democratic nominee for the California State Senate's 19th district to succeed Hannah-Beth Jackson, who is ineligible to run due to term limits.[4]

ElectionsEdit

2018Edit

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monique Limón (incumbent) 69,382 84.3
Democratic David L. Norrdin 7,487 9.1
Democratic Sofia Collin 5,409 6.6
Total votes 82,278 100.0
General election
Democratic Monique Limón (incumbent) 129,535 80.4
Democratic David L. Norrdin 31,522 19.6
Total votes 161,057 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monique Limón 83,862 65.9
No party preference Edward Fuller 43,420 34.1
Total votes 127,282 100.0
General election
Democratic Monique Limón 128,344 64.1
No party preference Edward Fuller 71,944 35.9
Total votes 200,288 100.0
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About". Official Website - Assemblymember Monique Limón Representing the 37th California Assembly District. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "S. Monique Limón". Ballotpedia. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Ikem, Nkechi. "Six Questions with Monique Limón, Candidate for 37th District Assemblymember | The Bottom Line". Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  4. ^ "Limón takes lead in 19th Senate District race". www.msn.com. Retrieved August 28, 2020.

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